LGBT Tag Archive

BFI Flare 2017: And In The End…

Film Festival

27th March, 2017

“It may have been my first time at BFI Flare, but it definitely won’t be my last.” DN shares our highlights from Europe’s largest LGBT film

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DN348: Nickolas Duarte Discovers the Painful Past of the Man Who Paints Souls in ‘Jay’

Documentary, Podcasts

16th March, 2017

Nickolas Duarte's doc provides a glimpse into the extraordinary and complex life of Jay Kyle Peterson, an abstract artist with an even more abstract past.

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BFI Flare 2017: Bigger and Better

Film Festival

14th March, 2017

James Maitre looks ahead to this year's celebration of some of the world's best LGBT features & shorts on offer at the burgeoning BFI Flare Film

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Yoav Brill Explores the Anxiety of Public Hand Holding Among Gay Men in Doc Short ‘HORA’

Animation, Documentary

5th May, 2016

Director Yoav Brill talks to DN about his animated exploration into public hand holding amongst Israel's gay community in short documentary ‘HORA’.

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Repression and Secret Desires Collide in Peter Edlund’s Poignant Music Video Short ‘Chase the Clouds’


14th April, 2016

Director Peter Edlund shares how he used Erik Blood's ‘Chase the Clouds’ as the musical and emotional foundation for his powerful tale of repression

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DN332: Maya Newell Explores Society’s Reactions to Same-Sex Parenting in ‘Gayby Baby’

Documentary, Film Festival, Podcasts

11th December, 2015

Australian Director Maya Newell discusses her exploration of same-sex parenting in her debut documentary ‘Gayby Baby’.

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DN322: Appropriate Behaviour – Desiree Akhavan

Live Action, Podcasts

6th March, 2015

We talk to Desiree Akhavan about her theatre roots, embracing her true comedic voice as a director and how post-production persistence eventually won out in

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DN LFF2014: Love & Sexuality are Blind in Daniel Ribeiro’s Debut ‘The Way He Looks’

Film Festival, Live Action, Podcasts

25th October, 2014

Daniel Ribeiro’s debut feature 'The Way He Looks' tenderly explores the awakening sexuality of a blind teenage as he discovers first love. DN speaks to

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Fabricio Lima Weaves a Dream of Love for Two WWII Soldiers in ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

Animation, Music

8th October, 2013

Fabricio Lima’s delightfully heartfelt animated promo Sleepwalk With Me for Young Galaxy, pulls inspiration for its imaginative narrative from the ONE

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DN287: I Love Your Work – Jonathan Harris

Art & Fashion, Documentary, Podcasts

30th May, 2013

Inspired by the structure of porn teaser clips, Jonathan Harris' latest project I Love Your Work, sees him create an interactive documentary which

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LFF2010: The Kids Are All Right

Film Festival, Live Action

26th October, 2010

Leaving Sundance as one of the most talked of movies in the festival and winning the best feature film award at the Berlin International Film Festival, The

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EIFF2010: Undertow

Film Festival, Live Action

27th June, 2010

Undertow is very much one of those unusual film beasts, a story which sounds daft on paper but which works well on screen: in a tiny Peruvian fishing

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